Meaning of SUMMIT in English


n. 1 the highest point, esp. of a mountain; the apex. 2 the highest degree of power, ambition, etc. 3 (in full summit meeting, talks , etc.) a discussion, esp. on disarmament etc., between heads of government. summitless adj.

[ ME f. OF somet, som(m)ete f. som top f. L summum neut. of summus ]

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